Manchester Half Marathon 2024

Manchester Half Marathon 2024

The Manchester Half is a 13.1 mile challenge that takes place every October, starting and finishing by Old Trafford, and is easily the biggest in the region with over 16,000 runners. It’s an event that aims to truly represent all the wonderful people of Manchester, and celebrate our achievements.

Since its launch in 2016 it has received rave reviews from participants, thanks to its professional delivery, flat route and amazing support from crowds around the course.

You can view route information here. 

Date: 13th October 2023

Start time: TBC

Age: 17 years and over

Entry fee: £20 (non-refundable)

Fundraising Target: £300

Entry Deadline: July 2023

Please Note: by accepting a charity place on this event you are agreeing to raise the minimum fundraising target.  You will be required to raise at least 50% of your fundraising total 8 weeks before the event date.


Fundraising for PAPYRUS is rewarding – 2023 was our busiest year yet for HOPELINE247, so you will be making a real difference to the lives of young people living with thoughts of suicide when they need it most.

What Happens Next?

Fill out the form opposite and pay your £20 non-refundable entry fee to register for a place on the Manchester Half Marathon.

Our fundraising team will be in touch with you to register your details with our partner, RunforCharity, within 5 working days of submitting your registration. Please note your place is not confirmed until you complete your registration with RunForCharity.

As part of your entry you will receive:

  • A welcome email & fundraising toolkit from our friendly fundraising team
  • A sports vest or t shirt to wear on the day
  • Support from our dedicated fundraising team to help you reach your target

Already have your own place?

 That’s great news – you can still join Team PAPYRUS and raise vital funds for our life-saving services. There’s no minimum sponsorship amount, as you have purchased your own place, we just ask that you raise what you can and help save young lives! Email the team on to let the team know, and you will receive a fundraising toolkit and running vest/t-shirt.

If this event isn’t for you, there are may more to choose from.  Click here to see more of the amazing events taking place in 2024, where you can make a huge difference to PAPYRUS.

Event Address: Manchester

Event Date: 13/10/2024

Sorry, our places on this event are now reserved. Please contact if you would like to be added to a waiting list.

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